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Shifting focus to growth, RBI infuses Rs.320 bn into system (Roundup)


January 24th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Departing from its two-year-old tough monetary policy, India's central bank released Rs.32,000 crore (Rs.320 billion/$6 billion) into the country's banking system to incrrease liquidity in ... Read more...

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‘30 Minutes Or Less’ - Good, but could have been better


October 9th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "30 Minutes Or Less": Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Danny McBride, Aziz Ansari, Nick Swardson, Dilshad Vadsaria: Director: Ruben Fleischer: Rating: **1/2Mixed genre films seem to be the flavour of ... Read more...

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Greenpeace demands a “Green Budget” during consultation with Mukherjee


January 13th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.13 (ANI): Meeting Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee at a pre-budget consultation, environment watchdog Greenpeace said on Thursday that it was high time the Government brought a 'green' component ... Read more...

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India is favourite destination of Canadian varsities


December 19th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 19 (IANS) India is back on the radar of Canadian universities and colleges which are looking to ramp up enrolment of Indian students, says the Association of Universities ... Read more...

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4,000 auto drivers challaned in the capital


October 30th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) As many as 4,000 auto drivers have been issued challans since Oct 28 when a special drive against errant auto drivers was launched.According to Satyendra Garg, ... Read more...

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Cornered Qaeda shifting focus to small-scale attacks: US intelligence


February 8th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.8 (ANI): New assessments of al-Qaeda by the top U.S. counter-terrorism experts offer grounds for both optimism and concern a year after President Obama took office.The Washington Post quotes officials, ... Read more...

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Terrorists shifting focus to ’soft’ targets


September 9th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.9 (ANI): Terrorists are aiming for hotels and other easier-to-hit targets as security measures at military and government facilities continue to improve, says STRATFOR, a global intelligence company.According to STRATFOR, Al ... Read more...

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Pakistan ‘created, nurtured’ terrorism: Zardari


July 8th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) In the first candid admission of its kind by any Pakistani ruler, President Asif Ali Zardari has conceded that terrorist elements were "created and nurtured as a ... Read more...

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India’s publishing BPO industry to cross USD 1.2 billion by 2012


May 5th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Pune,May 5 (ANI): A recently released report by ValueNotes estimates that the Indian publishing BPO industry is expected to grow to a value of USD 1.2 billion by 2012.This growth is ... Read more...

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BHEL’s new fabrication policy upsets small vendors


May 4th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, May 4 (IANS) A majority of over 500 steel fabrication units in Tiruchirapalli, one of the major engineering hubs in the country, are facing a new challenge as ... Read more...

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Obama to end US combat role in Iraq by August 2010 (Lead)


February 28th, 2009 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 27 (DPA) US President Barack Obama announced Friday that he will withdraw most US combat troops from Iraq by the end of August 2010, sharply reducing the American presence but ... Read more...

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US to end combat role in Iraq by August 2010: Obama


February 28th, 2009 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 27 (DPA) President Barack Obama announced Friday that he will withdraw most US combat troops from Iraq by the end of August 2010, sharply reducing the American presence but keeping ... Read more...

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Wages at IT multinationals start melting down


February 27th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 27 (IANS) Software multinationals in India have begun freezing wage increases, slashing salaries and postponing merit-based hikes, a study by Indian consulting firm Zinnov has found. "Though Bangalore stands highest in ... Read more...

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Mithun Da is a classic actor: Akshay Kumar (Film Snippets)


January 18th, 2009 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) After working with Bollywood disco king Mithun Chakraborty in "Chandni Chowk To China", superstar Akshay Kumar says the former is a "classic actor"."This is the first time ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to open India Telecom 2008


December 10th, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the India Telecom 2008, in New Delhi tomorrow. Jointly organized by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and the FICCI, ... Read more...

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Bush urges Congress to lift ban on offshore oil drilling


July 15th, 2008 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Washington, July 15 (Xinhua) US President George W. Bush Tuesday urged the Congress to lift legislative restrictions on offshore oil drilling to help address rising fuel costs. "It's been a difficult time ... Read more...

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India slams US for blaming it for global food crisis


June 12th, 2008 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) India Wednesday slammed the US for blaming it for the global food crisis, and said the major reason behind the sky-high food prices was the shift from ... Read more...

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Happy Birthday Shilpa Shetty


June 8th, 2008 - 11:40 pm ICT by admin
By Renu Shilpa Shetty is celebrating her birthday on 8th june with a high note. Recently in her interview Shilpa has accepted her relationship with London born businessma Raj Kundra. The sexy Shilpa ... Read more...

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Kashmiri leaders welcome Pakistan poll verdict


February 20th, 2008 - 9:17 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, Feb 20 (IANS) Cutting across the party lines and political ideologies, mainstream and separatist leaders in Kashmir have welcomed the people's verdict in Pakistan. Interestingly, both pro-India and separatist politicians here ... Read more...

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